Great article (by CNN, no less!) on what Patrick Stewart does when he's not playing Macbeth. Answer? He reads Hamlet. For fun. The man is far more a "Shakespeare freak" than I think even his biggest fans give him credit for.
"What I'm doing now is all I ever wanted to do. I didn't have any other ambitions," he says. "Once I'd been accepted into the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1966, I was perfectly content."
He stayed for an eyebrow-raising 14 years, playing everything from Mark Anthony to Henry IV to Shylock to Oberon. "People who were not in the company would say to me, 'Give it a break. Why don't you go somewhere else?' And I would say, 'To do what?' " he says. "Telly?"